Technical writer / editor – working student / intern / junior position

The technical writer / editor will help us enhance our existing developer content as well as broaden it and find creative ways to enhance our content offerings for our growing and deeply technical developer community. It’s what we call D2D: “dev to dev”.

There’s lots of flexibility in defining the role and working conditions as well as lots of room to advance within the company depending on your skillset and ambitions. The ideal candidate is someone who speaks tech, is close to developers, probably a nerd, and loves to write, socialise, be an active part of a community.

Main responsibilities
* Desk research, qualitative and quantitative research as applicable
* Translate complex tech speech into clear content that speaks to different target groups in their own language
* Create writing / content from scratch or help editing existing content with input from stakeholders
* Create and write API reference guides while collaborating with developers and managers to clarify technical issues
* Challenge the content and structure of the existing documentation and enhance it
* Shape the ObjectBox tonality with us; ensure consistency in style and tone across our (technical) content
* Being an active part of the community and deriving ways to enhance our documentation, FAQ etc.
* Depending on skillset: Driving technical content and caring for the community via social media
* Depending on skillset: SEO
* Depending on skillset: Creative writing on topics around ObjectBox, researching outlets and opportunities to push editorial content etc.

Requirements
* You have at least 2 years of relevant hands-on experience with technical writing, producing technical editorial content or similar
* Experience with WordPress or other web technologies, Confluence and / or bug trackers
* Understanding of server APIs
* You love working with people and enjoy supporting a team
* You have very strong English skills and like working in an international context
* You pay attention to detail and enjoy working diligently
* You bring great organization, coordination and prioritization skills and like to keep the strings
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
* You have an affinity for mobile technologies, open source, or the tech industry in general
* Strong product focus – willingness to dive deep to understand the product
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Fluent in English

Nice-to-have requirements
* 2+ year experience as a Technical Writer/Copywriter/Content Marketer/Community Manager in a Tech company
* Further language skills
* Experience with a CRM system (e.g. Streak, Hubspot, Salesforce)
* Experience in working in a startup
* Master’s degree, ideally in computer science or related fields

What you’ll get in return
* The chance to work in one of Europe’s hottest startups (see our Slush pitch here)
* An easy-going and super-friendly working environment in a start-up that is growing rapidly, where you will be shaping the company together with us
* Exciting tasks with the option to learn and grow and take over much more responsibilities as fits your skillset and personal goals
* Flexibility in every respect: No matter if you just finished your degree or already have a family: We are flexible and looking forward to design the job conditions and contract together with you to match your needs
* A job in one of the most creative and exciting growing industries: Mobile and IoT
* Adequate salary; central office in Munich

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